|We thought we heard the angels sing; the complete epic story of the ordeal and rescue of those who were with Eddie Rickenbacker on the plane lost in the Pacific - Whittaker, James C., 1901-|
Facsimiles on lining-papers
Keywords: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
|The Rescue Of John Barctek, Eddie Rickenbacker, And Others, 11-1942 - War Department. The Adjutant General's Office|
"This is a sound recording of Corporal John F. Barctek as he related the rescue of himself, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, and other crew members of a Flying Fortress, after they had drifted for 22 days on a raft in the Pacific Ocean."National Archives Identifier: 2205869
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; OTR; World War II; Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc -- Personal narratives; Old Time Radio; Barctek, John F; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
|Newsreels: News Of The Day 1937-1943 - United States. Army Air Forces|
"Summary: Coverage of outstanding news events from 1937 to 1943 including scenes of naval action in the Pacific, the British offensive in Libya, the invasion of North Africa, Battle of Stalingrad, naval action in the Atlantic, troops and sailors training, the rescue of Eddie Rickenbacker, lend lease, the bombing of Genoa, the Hindenburg disaster, and rationing and war productions on the home front...
Keywords: WWII; Newsreel; von Thoma, Wilhelm Josef Ritter, 1891-1948; Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943; Ford, Henry, 1863-1947; Lend-lease Operations (1941-1945); Search and rescue operations; Stirling (Bomber); Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950; Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Libya; Battle Of Buna–Gona; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; New Guinea; Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; USS San Francisco (CA-38); Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Halifax (Bomber); Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America) bridge; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993; Cunningham, Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount, 1883-1963; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Christmas; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; Capitulations, Military; Bombing, Aerial; Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; SS President Coolidge; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956; Lancaster (Bomber); Lemon; Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea; River Plate, Battle of the, 1939; Admiral Graf Spee (Battleship); Langsdorff, Hans Wilhelm, 1894-1939; Clark, Mark W. (Mark Wayne), 1896-1984; Dionne quintuplets; Hindenburg (Airship); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean; Sailors; United States Maritime Service; USS San Francisco
|Biography in Sound - WA4CZD|
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject...
Keywords: Biography in Sound; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Old Time Radio; Winston Churchill; OTR; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Sinclair Lewis; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; George M Cohan; Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942; H V Kaltenborn; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans von), 1878-1965; Connie Mack; Mack, Connie, 1862-1956; Fred Allen; Allen, Fred, 1894-1956; Robert Benchley; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; Fiorello La Guardia; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; H L Mencken; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; George Washington; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Herbert Hoover; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Grantland Rice; Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954; Jerome Kern; Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945; Albert Schweitzer; Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Thomas Wolfe; Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938; Babe Ruth; Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; George Gershwin; Gershwin, George, 1898-1937; John L Lewis; Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969; Jazz; Leo Durocher; Durocher, Leo, 1906-1991; WC Fields; Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946; George Bernard Shaw; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Baseball; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Ethel Barrymore; Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959; Grandma Moses; Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961; Knute Rockne; Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Mary Martin; Martin, Mary, 1913-1990; Woodrow Wilson; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Arturo Toscanini; Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957; Ernie Pyle; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; Eddie Rickenbacker; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Gertrude Lawrence; Lawrence, Gertrude, 1898-1952; Sigmund Romberg; Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951; John Golden; Golden, John, 1874-1955; Ray Bradbury; Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012; Arch Oboler; Oboler, Arch, 1907-1987; Franklin Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; F Scott Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940; Ernest Hemingway; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961; Carl Sandburg; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Alben W Barkley; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Danny Kaye; Kaye, Danny, 1917-2011; Clarence Darrow; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919; Stan Kenton; Kenton, Stanley Newcomb, 1911-1979; Franklin P Adams; Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
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